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Enrique Hernandez falls down trying to hit Aroldis Chapman pitch

Aroldis Chapman is one of the hardest throwers in Major League Baseball, routinely hitting triple digits. In fact, has a filter named after him on its Statcast Leaderboard of fastest pitches thrown this season. When stepping into the batter’s box against Chapman, there’s a good chance you’re going to see his trademark blistering fastball. Based on his swing behind...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Concern For Chapman?

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 258, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) recap the weekend in baseball and talk about some players who can help down the stretch. Today’s topics include: Some non-Raisel Iglesias pitchers you can pick up for the home stretch Some available corner infielders such as Matt Adams and...
Via Baseball Professor
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Adds ‘Chapman Filter’ To Account For His Unhuman Fastballs

Fact: Reds closer Aroldis Chapman throws really, really hard. That was in 2011. When’s the last time you saw someone get a standing ovation for throwing a ball in the middle of an at bat? We’re in 2015 and he’s still pumping 100+ mph heat. With the latest advancements in baseball technology in the last two seasons, baseball unveiled StatCast, which tracks millions of data...
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman's heat spawns's ‘Chapman filter’

    How much zip does Aroldis Chapman’s fastball have on it? So much that had to customize one of its statistic leaderboards so someone else can have a chance to appear on it. One Reddit user recently discovered that Major League Baseball has installed a “Chapman filter” on its Statcast Leaderboard, which shows individual stats like pitch speed and home run distance...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Aroldis Chapman unlikely to be traded

The Cincinnati Reds are supposed to be in full sell mode after shipping Johnny Cueto to the Kansas City Royals over the weekend, but their other big pitching piece doesn’t look like he will be heading anywhere. Jayson Stark is reporting that Reds closer Aroldis Chapman is unlikely to be traded despite high interest just a few weeks ago. The flame-throwing lefty had drawn interest...
Via Rumors and Rants
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Stewart admits to inquiry on Reds' Aroldis Chapman

The Arizona Diamondbacks sit eight games back of the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers. That's not stopping them from inquiring on one of the top trade targets this deadline. After a report stating that the D-backs were interested in acquiring Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, GM Dave Stewart didn't back away when asked by reporters in Seattle, where the Diamondbacks are playing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks interested in Aroldis Chapman for some reason

If your team is three games under .500, seven games out of first place, and 6.5 games out of a playoff spot, you know what you need? AN ELITE CLOSER! While it may seem ridiculous, that’s apparently the logic going through the head of Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart, who confirmed his team is interested in Reds closer Aroldis Chapman…as long as they don’t have to give up anything...
Via The Outside Corner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman Throws Absolute Gas At All-Star Game, Strikes Out Side (Video)

Remember that one kid in Little League who threw way harder than everyone else and completely dominated? Aroldis Chapman is that kid, except he’s doing it against the best hitters in the world. The Cincinnati Reds flamethrower made his fourth All-Star appearance Tuesday night at Great American Ball Park, and to say he put on a show for the hometown crowd would be an understatement...
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats trying to acquire Aroldis Chapman

The Washington Nationals could use bullpen help. But then again, who couldn’t? Anyway, Washington is sniffing around a reliever that could solve plenty of their problems – Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman. Oh lord, hold me. Sources: Aroldis Chapman has been the subject of trade discussions between #Nats and #Reds. No deal is close. @FOXSports — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi...
Via The Outside Corner
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aroldis Chapman hits 104 on radar gun

Your browser does not support iframes. Aroldis Chapman still throws very, very hard. The Cincinnati Reds reliever has struck out 66 batters in just 32 1/3 innings of work this season. When you see the 104-mph fastball he threw against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night, you’ll understand why. That’s right, Chapman hit 104. The […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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